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Tesla’s Autopilot Was Fooled By Hackers

Recently a Tesla S in autopilot mode failed to recognize a obstacle in front of it and crashed. This has led to question the sensors of the car. What if someone was able to sabotage the sensors of the car and fool it using complex technology?

Researchers from the University of South Carolina and a few others have just tested this question on a Tesla. In a series of tests, they were able to find out that Tesla’s sensors can indeed be hacked and taken control of. The team is going to show their testing in the Defcon Hacker conference.

Read more details https://www.wired.com/2016/08/hackers-fool-tesla-ss-autopilot-hide-spoof-obstacles/

Stesha Guglielmo

I have always been into technology even at a young age. It always just came to me. I love the speed at which tech is moving and want to be part of it in all ways.

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